A German official has apologized to the daughter of a Holocaust survivor for demanding she return 72.55 euros that the government had mistakenly paid out to her deceased mother after she died in January.
Sam and Frieda Weinreich survived concentration camps and Dr. mengele to create a 75 year marriage
Holocaust survivor Izzy Arbeiter of Boston devoted his life to educating the next generation
Pretend pets don’t have to be walked or fed.
The new day of appreciation will be marked by an online international conference, in-person events, and “Survivors Shabbats.”
Herbert Karliner, USS St Louis survivor, dies
“If you look at the Holocaust without that triumphant, redemptive story arc, you have to grapple with the randomness of what happens to people.”
Despite a year of isolation and pandemic restrictions, Jewish communities around the country are finding ways to come together for Yom HaShoah, the annual commemoration to honor the more than six million Jews murdered by Nazis and Nazi collaborators during the Holocaust.
When more than 200 survivors gathered last year at the former Nazi extermination camp of Auschwitz to commemorate the 75th anniversary of its liberation, it struck Jonathan Ornstein that there were three days each year to remember Nazi victims but no day to celebrate the lives of Holocaust survivors.
The COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Holocaust survivors in a local synagogue started out a bit ominously: A police cruiser was stationed outside and a bomb-sniffing German Shepherd was deployed inside, zealously looking for explosives.